DENVER, CO - MARCH 10: Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets gets off a shot and goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche makes the save as Jan Hejda #8 of the Colorado Avalanche follows the play at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
I mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.
— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday